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  • Pioneers of Television

PIONEERS OF TELEVISION | Art Linkletter on the ad-lib that got him in trouble | PBS

Duration: 01:02
Program: Pioneers of Television

Art Linkletter was one of TV's most popular hosts. He famously hated scripts, and improvised almost everything--including commercials. Here he tells the story of an extemporaneous commercial he did that got him in a bit of trouble. (From the archives of PBS's "Pioneers of Television," which returns with four new episodes in early 2011.)

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Post Date: May 27, 2010